highlights from VIRTUAL pitch night 2020

Industry 4.0 Accelerator Fund announces $110k investment in Autaza North America

Awards went to three companies in four categories...

Best Cleantech

Hardware Company

Archimedes

Sponsors:

EGLE & Centrepolis Accelerator

Award: $10,000

Best Industry 4.0 Accelerator Company

S3D

Sponsor: Automation Alley

Award: $10,000

Best Manu-Tech

Hardware Company

Invisible AI

Sponsors: Hurst Foundation & Lean Rocket Lab

Award: $10,000

People's Choice

Award

Archimedes

Sponsor: Jaffe Law

Award: $5,000

OCT 2  | 

2020

NATIONAL MANUFACTURING DAY
VIRTUAL PITCH EVENT!

Fully-virtual simulcast event that featured a live pitch competition from pre-selected startups with awards provided for Best Company in Industry 4.0, Manufacturing Tech, Cleantech Hardware categories. 

Award Sponsors
$10,000 - Hurst Foundation & Lean Rocket Lab

$10,000 - EGLE & Centrepolis
$10,000 - Automation Alley

*grant terms and conditions apply. Applications are no longer being accepted.

COMPETITION JUDGES

Pictures by Mevo Creative Studios, Video by Motown Media

ROBERT JACKSON

ASSISTANT DIVISION DIRECTOR, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT DIVISION

RYAN WADDINGTON

FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER, HURON RIVERS VENTURES,  CO-FOUNDER HALO GROWTH VENTURES

ANITA QUILLEN

PRESIDENT & CEO, DIVERSIFIED ENGINEERING & PLASTICS

DAVID SHIKERY

DIRECTOR OF STRATEGY, ORBITFORM MANAGER, SHIRKEY FAMILY OFFICE

JOSH
BERG

DIRECTOR INNOVATION VENTURES CORPORATE ENGINEERING AND R&D MAGNA INTERNATIONAL

KARL
HENN

DIRECTOR LEAR'S SEATING SYSTEMS, PRODUCT TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

PATTI POPPE

PRESIDENT & CEO, 
CMS ENERGY & CONSUMERS 
ENERGY

PREM BODAGALA

DIRECTOR RED CEDAR VENTURES, DIRECTOR MICHIGAN RISE, PRE SEED III FUND

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